Nick Hanauer is a rich guy, an unrepentant capitalist — and he has something to say to his fellow plutocrats: Wake up! Growing inequality is about to push our societies into conditions resembling pre-revolutionary France. Hear his argument about why a dramatic increase in minimum wage could grow the middle class, deliver economic prosperity … and prevent a revolution.
>Nick Hanauer’s “If we do not fix the glaring economic inequities in our society, the pitchforks will come for us. For no free and open society can sustain this kind of economic inequality. … You show me a highly unequal society and I will show you a police state or an uprising.”